UNISON says college leaders have broken their pay promises and that pay in the FE sector is ‘simply too low’
Support workers have ensured school buildings are safe and regularly cleaned to protect pupils and staff from infection, and kept parents updated about the latest Covid regulations.
November has been young workers month and this year the campaign was to celebrate and raise awareness of our young trade unionist activists in UNISON could not be more important.
Commenting on an additional £1bn for councils to help them fund social care and extra Covid responsibilities announced in the comprehensive spending review yesterday (Wednesday), UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “This is nowhere near enough to reform social care services. It will mean more misery for those who can’t access the support they need. “The vast majority of workers will also […]
Responding to reports the chancellor of the exchequer is preparing to impose a pay cap on most public sector workers, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said today (Friday): “Key workers across all public services remain at the heart of the fight against Covid. “Reports of pay restraint for all but frontline NHS staff would be a cruel body blow to other health, care and public service employees working tirelessly […]
Commenting on the increase in real living wage rates – to £9.50 (and £10.85 in London) – announced today (Monday) by the Living Wage Foundation, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “While some 250,000 low-paid workers will get a wage rise today, many others on the Covid frontline will be less fortunate. “Care staff working in […]
Commenting on a report published today (Saturday) by Age UK on the pay and conditions facing social care workers, UNISON assistant general secretary and co-chair of the Future Social Care Coalition Christina McAnea said: “These shocking findings are a wake-up call to government that enough is enough. “Care staff can’t go on being ignored, undervalued and left to exist […]
Hundreds of health staff across the North East of England – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are writing to the region’s 29 MPs asking them to back UNISON’s call for NHS staff to get an early pay rise in time for Christmas.
Middle-income earners taking home around £20,000 to £30,000 a year, who’ve built up their pensions over decades, are being treated as if they are after a quick payout
October is black history month, it’s a month where we come together to celebrate the contribution that black people have made to society and continue to do so